Ed Bott's 10 Favorite Windows Programs

Ed Bott's 10 Favorite Windows Programs

Summary: Through the years, I've tried a lot of Windows software. This gallery spotlights 10 tools and utilities (many of them completely free) that have passed the test of time. All of them work with Windows XP and Windows Vista. I recommend these programs to anyone who wants to get more out of Windows.

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  • IE7 Pro adds a laundry list of useful features that should have been in IE7 to begin with, like great tools for managing browser tabs, and a "crash recovery" mode that offers to restore your previously opened tabs after IE7 exits unexpectedly. Oh, and it's free...

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  • The ad-blocking capabilities in IE7 Pro are first rate, starting with this set of defaults and allowing you to add sites on the fly. It has Flash-blocking capabilities, too.

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  • This lightweight download manager does a fine job of tracking programs, podcasts, and other files you download from web sites.

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Topics: Windows, Operating Systems, Software

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  • RE: Ed Bott's 10 Favorite Windows Programs

    bad link about full review
    nergmlam
  • RE: Ed Bott's 10 Favorite Windows Programs

    I'm not sure if it's the same application, but I believe it is.

    You can download it from http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals/bb896653
    nergmlam